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In July (2000)

Im Juli (original title)
Can Daniel follow the sun from Hamburg to the Bosporus by Friday to meet his love?

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Daniel Bannier
... Juli
... Isa
Idil Üner ... Melek
... Leo
... Luna
... Kellner
... Marion
Ernest Hausmann ... Kodjo
Gábor Salinger ... Marktverkäufer
Cem Akin ... Türkischer Grenzbeamter
... Rumänischer Grenzbeamter
Nina Lauterbach ... Kira
Linda Wagener ... Anette
Hans Daglioglu ... Ernie
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Storyline

Daniel is a young teacher in-spe, who in contrast to everyone else plans to stay in Hamburg for the summer. Juli, a girl at the flea-market, wants to get known to Daniel and manages to sell him a Mayan ring with a sun on it, foretelling him that he will meet a girl with a sun. One day later Daniel is already on his way across Europe. It seems the prophecy came true somehow. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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Im Herz, im Bauch, im Juli. See more »


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24 August 2000 (Germany)  »

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In July  »

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DEM 5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The school seen at the beginning is Fatih Akin's former high school. See more »

Goofs

When being stopped at the Turkish side of the border Isa and Daniel should have crossed the Bulgarian check point already which should have required the missing Daniel's passport. See more »

Quotes

Daniel Bannier: What's that?
Juli: [chuckling] The border. The Danube.
Daniel Bannier: What's so funny? It's real funny, huh? Real funny. Terribly funny.
Juli: Calm down.
Daniel Bannier: No! It's all your fault!
Juli: My fault?
Daniel Bannier: Your fault!
Juli: Why is it my fault?
Daniel Bannier: Because all this shit is your fault! If I'd taken the ferry from Bari, I'd be in Instanbul now instead of a pit like this!
Juli: Bari! Without me you'd never get to Bari! You'd still be in Bavaria! Who helped you cross the border? Who stole the car?
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Connections

References It Happened One Night (1934) See more »

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Urfanin Etrafi
Performed by Seda Temel & Erol Arslan
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instant Faith Akin fan
16 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

For someone to write, direct, and act successfully in a movie shows a great talent at work. Mr. Akin also shows great talent in finding wonderful actors. A terrific story for anyone who has dreamed about a journey about finding life. With gyspies, beautiful women, mind altering drugs, fellow travelers, traveling throughout countries, all to find what has been missing in life after thousands of miles was right in front of you all along. It also shows that though people may be different, we are all looking for the same thing, happiness. I can count on one hand the stories that have made me cry with joy, this being one of them. I can't wait to see more of Mr. Faith Akin's movies as I have become an instant fan with I'm July!


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